FEMA Offers Flood Assistance in Wichita County

UPDATE: FEMA officials state that the flood assistance will not be available until the 27th, and instead will end on June 19th.

Wichita Falls, Texas - FEMA and local representatives are available in Wichita Falls to assist Wichita County residents who sustained property damage during the recent floods, residents who are now able to register for assistance.

FEMA's registration intake center will be open through June 27th at the Wichita Falls Public Library, 2nd Floor, 600 11th Street, Wichita Falls. The hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and closed Sunday.

According to FEMA Public Information Officer Greg Hughes, people can apply for flood recovery assistance whether they had insurance or not.

FEMA officials ask that those who apply to bring a driver's license, address of the damage, itemized description of the damage, and policy number and coverage description of any insurance. The registration takes about 20 minutes.

Those who are unable to get to the library can register by calling 1-800-621-3362 or by going